Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction
|English and Spanish
|Native English and Spanish teachers
|Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
|20 students / class
|25 students / class
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students
|Native English and Spanish speaking teachers
|Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish
Language Support Programme
|Additional language classes offered by the school
|Max. number of students per class
|Average number of students per class
The average class size is between 15 -25 students and the student-teacher ratio around 1:8.
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?
|External examinations or assessments available
|Entry evaluation for students
|Brief description of entry evaluation required
Hiram Bingham is interested in the student's potential. As such in the Pre Primary section the entry procedure involves a series of psychological tests designed to evaluate the child's development. In the Primary and Senior Schools there are placement tests in English, Spanish, and Mathematics. In addition there are a series of psychological tests designed to identify the student's learning potential and attitude to learning. Knowledge of English and Spanish are not a pre-requisite for entry, as there is a language support programme for those students who require it.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)
|Students can join after academic year begins
The school accepts students at any time of the year although most students enter at the start of the school year in March.
|School provided lunches
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
The school offers many clubs and activities.
|Sports activities included
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students
|Sports facilities at the school
Sports fields, 2 heated indoor swimming pools, sports hall.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
Hiram Bingham, The British International School of Lima, offers a multilingual and international education through an inquiry-based curriculum inspired by British education. HB has professional staff, students who are eager to learn and committed families who interact in a positive, caring and safe environment.
|Teaching approach of the school
Hiram Bingham offers a broad and balanced curriculum which is based on the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and the Diploma Programme of the International Baccalaureate. The curriculum focuses not only on academic excellence but also on the formation and development of skills and attitudes such as communication skills leading to the ability to receive and express ideas effectively, thinking skills which develop the ability to think creatively and critically, the ability to explore and enquire, and a wide range of further skills which are central to developing the maximum level of the students personal and academic potential.